Media Statements

More women than ever before on Queensland Government business boards
Yesterday at 04:30 PM

More women than ever before on Queensland Government business boards

Today’s appointments to Queensland Government business boards have increased the total representation of women on these boards to 54 per cent.
Grants deliver financial relief and events in drought declared communities 
Yesterday at 01:01 PM

Grants deliver financial relief and events in drought declared communities 

Queenslanders living in drought-declared areas are benefitting from financial relief and events and activities in their communities thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s $5 million Community Drought Support Program.
Cairns firefighters celebrate half a century of community service
Yesterday at 12:30 PM

Cairns firefighters celebrate half a century of community service

Firefighters past and present rallied today to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cairns Fire and Rescue Station.
Critical M1 upgrade complete
Yesterday at 11:00 AM

Critical M1 upgrade complete

A game-changing upgrade of the M1 northbound between Sports Drive and the Gateway Motorway is now open, cutting travel times and improving traffic flow for drivers.
Social enterprises share $600,000 in Palaszczuk Government grants
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 12:39 PM

Social enterprises share $600,000 in Palaszczuk Government grants

The Palaszczuk Government’s Community Social Enterprise Development Grants have poured a $20,000 top up for Hervey Bay’s Wandering Teapot to support their hospitality and catering operations, which include a training program for local young people.
Toowoomba social enterprises share Palaszczuk Government grants
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 12:34 PM

Toowoomba social enterprises share Palaszczuk Government grants

The Palaszczuk Government’s Community Social Enterprise Development Grants have invested $95,000 in Toowoomba to support a new clean hospital waste recycling project, a commercial laundry, two cafes, and op shops.
Sod turning for $23 million investment in Queensland’s renewable future
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 12:33 PM

Sod turning for $23 million investment in Queensland’s renewable future

A $23 million boost to Queensland’s renewable energy sector workforce has begun today with a sod turning at the Pinkenba Renewable Energy Training Facility (RETF).
Cairns social enterprises share in Palaszczuk Government grants
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 12:32 PM

Cairns social enterprises share in Palaszczuk Government grants

The Palaszczuk Government’s Community Social Enterprise Development Grants have invested more than $25,000 in Far North Queensland to support expansion of a healthy eating project and a garden maintenance business.
Bundaberg social enterprises share in Palaszczuk Government grants
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 12:30 PM

Bundaberg social enterprises share in Palaszczuk Government grants

The Palaszczuk Government’s Community Social Enterprise Development Grants have invested more than $36,000 into a new recycling venture and expansion of a low-cost grocery store in Bundaberg.
Townsville social enterprise shares in Palaszczuk Government grants
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 12:27 PM

Townsville social enterprise shares in Palaszczuk Government grants

The Palaszczuk Government’s Community Social Enterprise Development Grants have invested in a Townsville landcare project that protects native flora.
Third grant round opens for truth, healing and reconciliation
Thu 23 Sep 21 at 12:00 PM

Third grant round opens for truth, healing and reconciliation

A third round of the Queensland Government’s Truth, Healing and Reconciliation grants have opened, with up to $10,000 available to acknowledge and raise awareness of institutional child abuse and its ongoing impact.